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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Cari Makan @ Klebang Besar, Melaka - Coconut Shake


Coconut water is known for its cooling effects.  Though not scientifically proven, it’s an accepted remedy.   Hey ! don’t politicized this, too !

Malaysia is a hot country.  The curries are hot.  The chili are dynamite.  The drivers are furious.  Anything can be HOT  if someone just politicized it ! 

No wonder this kampong folk lures such a huge crowd to his stall in Klebang Besar, Melaka, with the just an improved recipe of old-fashion coconut water ! 

A drive out of Melaka town along Jalan Klebang Besar, one will surely notice the indiscriminate parking at one stretch of the coastal road, with people from all walks of life flock to a stall by the roadside.  That’s it loh
Well, not entirely it.  Actually, that is for bungkus ( take-away ) only.  The HQ is another 1 minute walk down the road, leading to a house with huge tents and spacious car park.  That is for dine-in huh !

A glass of ice-blended coconut water with vanilla ice-cream costs only RM2/- !!!

Its cheap all-right !  its cooling too !  But it can't kill the heat of the Malaysian sun …  too bad !

Klebang Original Coconut Shake


Business Hour
Open daily : 12:30pm - 6:30pm
Rest on Fridays

Now Everyone Can Fry . . . 菜心鱼丸汤


烧菜这话儿没有人生下来第一天就会的,也没有人活了几十年还完全不会下厨 。事在人为罢了!


这是一道人人都可煮的一道菜 : 鸡肉丸菜花汤。主要材料有鸡肉丸,菜花,还有当然不可少的 - - 水。配料、调味有蒜头,盐,味精,胡椒粉

首先,蒜头去皮、剁碎( 别见血了 )
鸡肉丸数粒。( 爱吃就多放 )
 ( 不解冻也行,不切也行 )
菜花数根,洗净。( 可能会有沙、虫。不干净也不相干,照吃!)
菜梗与菜叶分开,切短。手折、刀切都行。

先热油,爆香蒜头。加入鸡肉丸,微炒。
加约一大碗水,煮沸数分。先下菜梗,后下菜叶。加盐、胡椒粉、味精调味即可。
( 别夸张加入一汤匙盐,白糖当味精,胡椒粉整瓶! )


Sunday, April 15, 2012

Soup •ABC• 汤














This is a very simple soup, yet difficult to master.
For some unknown reason, it is widely known as ABC soup, maybe for its easy preparation, as easy as A-B-C.

Its just simmering all the ingredients till they softened, yet not till they mashed.

The ingredients are :
Pork.  Preferably pork ribs, yet any boney pork is acceptable.  I personally prefer lean meat.
Carrot, potato, tomato, and onions.  All cut in big pieces.
A few cloves of garlic.
Coarsely grounded black pepper.  And salt to taste

However, the exact quantity of each ingredients varies for every recipes.